About Fuerteventura - Fuerteventura travel guide

Tourist information and guide to holiday island Fuerteventura in Canary Islands, Spain...

Fuerteventura, a member of the Canary Islands, is the second largest of the Canary Islands and lies about 100 km. (60 miles) off the coast of Saharan Africa and on the south of Lanzarote. Fuerteventura enjoys more than 2,800 hours of sunshine a year and has an average temperature of 22 degrees. The island is great for water sports with its modern tourist facilities especially in Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste, Costa Calma, Morro Jable and La Pared. Also there are quality nautical sports centres in El Castillo, Corralejo, Gran Tarajal and Morro Jable.

There are lots of places to visit and see in Fuerteventura. The best way to get to know Fuerteventura is to visit the 15th century historical site of Betancuria, the great Casa de los Coroneles at La Oliva and the eco-museum of Ecomuseo de La Alcogia. Also taking boat trips to the small island of Lobos is great.

Puerto del Rosario is the capital of Fuerteventura and the island is divided into 5 municipalities that include Antigua, Betancuria, La Oliva, Pajara, Puerto del Rosario and Tuineje. Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste, Morro Jable and Costa Calma are the popular holiday resorts in Fuerteventura.

Fuerteventura is best known for windsurfing. The Fuerteventura coasts annually attract thousands of windsurfing enthusiasts and Fuerteventura is one of the best destinations in the world to practice windsurfing. The Jandia beach has been the site of various world championships.

Every July and August, the World Windsurf Championship is held on the Sotavento beaches. For sailing; the best stretches of coastline is in Jandia in the south of the island and Corralejo in the north of the island.

Fuerteventura has the biggest and best beaches in the Canary Islands archipelago. The 340 kilometres (210 miles) of coastline with white sandy beaches in Fuerteventura and crystal clear waters offers great opportunities for beach lovers. consist of white sandy beaches practically untouched and deserted.

Holidaymakers may find great day out attractions in Fuerteventura. As for things to do in Fuerteventura; holidaymakers may spend their days out with relaxing and enjoying the sun and beaches and make variety of water sports and especially windsurfing.

Weather in Fuerteventura is great. It is like always spring in Fuerteventura. The average annual temperature in Fuerteventura is 23°C.

As for accommodation in Fuerteventura; the tourist facilities in Fuerteventura have been designed to suit the taste of all kind of holidaymakers. Fuerteventura hotels offer the best accommodation and quality service to its visitors. They are equipped with all nature of sports facilities, where holidaymakers may choose from a whole range of sports that include; tennis, squash, golf, swimming, sailing, water-skiing and surfing.

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